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[movies]Pietro Alioto Ice Cream And Prohibition - Shaping San Francisco
Regina Alioto describes her great-grandfather Pietro Alioto and his successful candy and ice cream store on Lombard and Mason in San Francisco.
Keywords: Italian; Alioto; North Beach; Prohibition
Downloads: 138
[movies]Anzio Landings / Surrender of Italy WWII Newsreel 71042
Depicting events in 1943-44, this newsreel shows the Italian Front with British and American forces running a gauntlet of Nazi and Italian defenses on the way up "the boot", including the landings at Anzio.  Once Mussolini was deposed in July of 1943 chaos swept Rome and Italy dropped out of the conflict.  German forces continued their opposition.  As the newsreel shows, the unrelenting fury of the Allies could not force a substantial German retreat...
Keywords: WWII; newsreel; Italian Front; Gen. Mark Clark; 5th Army; Salerno; Mussolini; Italian Navy; Eisenhower
Downloads: 15
[movies]Rome Falls to Allies WWII Newsreel 70732
This 1944 sound newsreel shows the Allied push towards Rome, Italy and the D-Day Invasion of Europe.  It uses footage from both Allied and German sources.  Some of the highlights in the Rome section include celebrations in the aftermath of the liberation of the city.  The D-Day film includes highlights from several beachheads along with footage of Gen. Eisenhower and Field Marshall Montgomery on June 6, 1944.It took four major offensives between January and May 1944 before the line was eventu...
Keywords: WWII; newsreel; Italian Front; Liberation of Rome; D-Day; June 6 1944; General Mark Clark; Anzio
Downloads: 31
[movies]Italians In SF During WWII - Shaping San Francisco
Regina Alioto and her mother Josephine Firpo-Alioto describe how Frank Alioto (father and husband) worked with the Coast Guard during WWII and had to enforce the ban on non-citizen Italian fishermen going to sea. Further descriptions reveal the arbitrary and unfair treatment of Italians by the U.S. government during the WWII period.
Keywords: WWII; Fisherman's Wharf; coast guard; fishing ban; Italians; Italian Americans; POWs
Downloads: 248
[movies]Thunderbolt:The Story of One American Fighter Bomber Group - War Department
"The P-47 Thunderbolt was a fighter bomber.   It had one engine, one man, one bomb on each wing and carried extra fuel tanks.  The Allied Air Forces had one objective which was to destroy the Nazi supply lines by bombing the railroad conduits and bridges behind the enemy lines.
Keywords: vhs. Operation Strangle; German; Italian Campaign
Downloads: 196
[movies]Italian Popcorn (from Drive-In Movie Ads)
Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Italian Popcorn (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :27 Sound: Yes Description: An Italian popcorn vender talks about popcorn. It starts off with the whistle on top of his cart playing Pop Goes the Weasel. Does he ask -everybody knows the weasel blows-? You can find the original film in Drive-In Movie Ads. This is my attempt to correct the film's beginning, which is badly tinted magenta...
Keywords: color; drive-in; movie; ad; advertisement; intermission; popcorn; pop goes; weasel; Italian; vendor; cart; whistle; stereotypes
Downloads: 4,342
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